2012 presidential election

Religion Seen Less A Factor In 2012 Vote

Panel of analysts say observance level more of an indicator than denomination.

05/01/2012
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Religion will play less of a role in the 2012 presidential vote than it has in recent elections, three leading political analysts agreed this week, with the economy far outweighing other voter concerns.

Discussing “Religion and the 2012 Election” at a well-attended forum sponsored and hosted by Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women on Monday evening, the panelists spent little time discussing the heavy religious infusion from Republican candidates in the primaries and focused on the next six months of the campaign.

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